asia

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Wearing face masks to prevent disease and counter pollution is common in many Asian countries, but their effectiveness depends on the type of mask, write C Raina MacIntyre and Abrar Ahmad Chughtai.

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Criminal law in many Asian countries continues to punish homosexuality. Australia should make its voice heard to support LGBTIQ people in the region closest to us, writes Michael Kirby.

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Five outstanding UNSW students are preparing to live and study in Asia after being named 2017 New Colombo Plan Scholars.

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New research from Asia again looks set to rewrite another chapter in the human story, writes Darren Curnoe.

economy

Even if 2016 is a tough year for the world economy, Australia is in the right place at the right time, writes Tim Harcourt. 

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When you are punting on this year’s Melbourne Cup, spare a thought for Australian export businesses making big bets on international markets in the Asian region, writes Tim Harcourt.

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Actively enagaging diasporas and tapping into their latent Asia literacy is central to breaking Australia's vicious cycle of monolingualism, write Kirrilee Hughes and Kent Anderson.

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Former NSW Premier and Foreign Minister Senator Bob Carr has been appointed Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW.

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UNSW will play a key role in a new National Centre for Asia Capability, aimed at increasing Australia's knowledge of and dialogue with the region.

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The emergence of the US as a significant LNG exporter will affect the Australian economy in two powerful ways, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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